by / February 8th, 2010 /

Haiti Fundraiser: Andy Irvine (Planxty), The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock, Mumblin Deaf Ro, The Hounds & Big Monster Love – Whelan’s, Dublin

Two Haiti Crisis Benefit Concerts in Association with Concern
Supported by www.tickets.ie

Sunday February 14th Whelan’s 8pm
Andy Irvine (Planxty),
The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock,
Mumblin Deaf Ro,
The Hounds
& Big Monster Love

Wednesday February 17th Whelan’s 8pm
David Kitt,
Jape (solo electronic),
Legion of Two,
Patrick Kelleher
& Goodtime John

These line-ups of amazing local music have been organised at very short-notice (please spread the word).

Sunday Feb 14th sees a folky/traddy line-up headed up by folk icon/national treasure/master musician Andy Irvine (Planxty/Patrick Street/Mozaik) and supported by a cast of inspired younger generation musicians such as experimental folk ensemble The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock, indie-folk poet laureate Mumblin’ Deaf Ro (full band), trad-kids The Hounds & underground pop recluse Big Monster Love.

Wed Feb 17th sees a line-up of nightsaver David Kitt, 2009 Choice Prize champ Jape (solo electronic), Box Social bad-boy Patrick Kelleher, drums & electronics duo Legion of Two & lonely-hearts pop-kid Goodtime John raising money for the Haiti crisis the best way they know how – playing wonderful music.

We’re collaborating with Concern on both shows. Tickets are €15 from www.tickets.ie or WAV box office [1890 200 078]. Both ticket agents will donate booking fees minus VISA charges to the fund as well. Massive thanks and respect to all parties.